Bernardo Bertolucci’s masterpiece is a political drama set in Mussolini’s Italy starring Jean-Louis Trintignant as a repressed man trying to purge memories of a youthful, homosexual episode – and murder – who joins the Fascists in a desperate attempt to fit in.
Written and Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda
“A dazzling movie. A superior film.”
The New York Times
“…every bit the masterpiece it was when first released.”
Los Angeles Times